Upcoming Events


Thursday, 10 April 2014, 12 noon


Maple Garden Restaurant, 909 Isenberg Street, Honolulu


Israel in My Mind - Perspectives from a Chinese Foreign Correspondent


MA Xiaoyan

China's Xinhua News Agency correspondent, Ma Xiaoyan, shares her three-year experience in Israel, together with presenting first-hand news photos and video, so that you will have a glimpse of the Jewish state.

Ma Xiaoyan (Shir) graduated from Peking University in 2003 with a BA in Hebrew and Economics. She worked as a permanent correspondent for Xinhua's Jerusalem Bureau from 2006-2009, mainly covering news of Israeli domestic politics, foreign affairs, Israel-Palestine conflicts, high-tech, culture, etc.

  • The seminar is $20.00 for Friends of the East-West Center members, EWC and UH students and $25.00 for non-members, with luncheon served after the talk. Payment may be made in advance or at the door. Checks should be made payable to Friends of the East-West Center. Reservations are taken first-come, first-served.
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